A major tragedy has just befallen the Ahmad Lawan-led 9th Senate.
Benjamin Uwajumogu, the bulky senator representing Imo North senatorial district in the Senate is dead.
The former Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, reportedly died few hours ago, allegedly from complications arising from a heart-related ailment. Another version, although, has it that he slumped in the bathroom, while bathing, was rushed to the hospital where he was ultimately certified dead.
A member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, we learnt that he was being prepared to succeed Orji Uzor Kalu, currently serving a 12-year jail term, as the Chief Whip, before death came knocking.
Born on June 30, 1968 in Okigwe, he was from Ihitte Uboma, Imo State.